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Goodwin Pit sinkhole and cave, located in Laclede County, MO is an  important karst feature that consists of a major sinkhole and the  entrance to Goodwin Pit Cave. It has been used a illegal  dumping site  for over 60 years. In 2012, the landowner donated the sinkhole to the Missouri Caves  and Karst Conservancy and several organizations, including the Lake of  the Ozarks Grotto, began cleaning up. To date, over 1500 tires, 3000  pounds of scrap metal and several hundred tons of trash have been  removed. Work continues when the weather permits and volunteers are  always needed. For more information about how you can help including  where to make donations to help with the project, please contact the MCKC.  

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GOODWIN PIT

Goodwin Pit Sinkhole and Cave Entrance 2012 VS. 2014

GOODWIN STATS 2014

Material removed from the Goodwin Sinkhole and Cave between 2012 and August 31 2015.

GOODWIN STATS AUGUST 2015